As per section 30 of the Cosmetic Regulations, manufacturers and importers
must notify Health Canada within 10 days after they first sell a cosmetic in Canada. Failure to notify may result in a product being denied entry into Canada or removed from sale.
In ARGO Customs brokers in Toronto
we are doing many cosmetics importations coming into Canada and prioritize notifying importers:
Please make sure to notify Health Canada about a cosmetic by filling out the Cosmetic Notification Form.
Examples of Cosmetics:
- artificial nail builders
- adhesives such as for artificial nails, hair extensions, etc.
- tinted moisturizers (concealer)
- tattoo inks
- makeup products
- tooth whiteners
- cleansing wipes
- feminine douches
- Examples of Products that are Not Considered Cosmetics
- sunscreens (including makeup products with SPF)
- acne treatment
- skin whiteners or lighteners
- denture cleaners
- hand sanitizers
- artificial nails and hair extensions
- laser treatment hair removers
- collagen or "Botox" injections
- insect repellents
- oral supplements
- room or fabric sprays
- non-prescription contact lenses
Customs Brokers in Toronto will be happy to assist at any time, please contact us through our contact form
or live chat at our web-site www.argocustoms.com.